#NewsNuggets: 7-13-18

#NewsNuggets: 7-13-18

Gospel Music Happenings

  • The Tri-State Gospel Music Hall Of Fame (representing Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee) announced their 2018 inductees are Joe Collins (Noblemen Quartet), Weldon Deerman (Golden Harvest Quartet), Jerry Foster (promoter), Ms. Joe Hall (Golden Harvest Quartet), Mike Hartley (Noblemen Quartet), Mike Holcomb (Inspirations Quartet), Randy Perry (Perrys), Chanda Roberson (Webb Sisters), Andy Sharp (The Sharps Quartet), Tracy Stuffle (Perrys), and Greg Witt (Emmaus Road Quartet). The ceremony will be held in August 4, 2018 at Parkway Baptist Temple Church in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
  • The Singing News Radio Network¬† announced the addition of WQUL radio to its list of affiliates. WQUL (1510 AM and 95.9 FM) can be heard in the Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina markets and broadcasts Southern Gospel Music exclusively.
  • The Songfellows Quartet announced the departure of bass singer Mike Allen. The group plans to operate as a trio until another bass singer is selected.

Releaseing Today

  • July 13 – Blackwood Brothers – A Cappella Hymns (CD)

  • July 13 – Jordan Family Band – Reach (CD)

  • July 13 – Sunday Drive – A Million Miles (CD)


Upcoming Releases
Please let us know if any significant upcoming releases are missing from this list. Note, the dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and/or large online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

  • July 17 – Mark209 – Thumbprint (CD)

  • July 28 – Carolina – self-titled (CD)
  • August 3 – Gordon Mote – Love, Love, Love (CD)

  • August 3 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Clear Skies Live! In Bossier City, LA (DVD)

  • August 10 – Joey+Rory – Hymns That Are Important To Us (Vinyl)

  • August 10 – Taranda Greene – The Healing (CD)

  • August 10 – Elvis Presley – Where No One Stands Alone (CD)

  • August 24 – Down East Boys – One Day In The Past (CD)

  • August 24 – Soul’d Out Quartet – Run To The Light (CD)

  • August 24 – Gaither Vocal Band – Special Anniversary Collection (CD)

  • August 24 – The Erwins – Watch & See (CD)

  • September 7 – The Collingsworth Family – Mercy & Love (CD)

  • September 7 – Various Artists – God Bless The Broken Road (CD “inspired by” motion picture)

  • September 7 – Various Artists – Singing News Top 10 2018 (CD)
  • September 21 – Joseph Habedank – Hymns With Friends (CD)

  • September 28 – The Guardians – Ready For Revival (CD)

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David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both SGHistory.com and MusicScribe.com. David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

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